[OS X TeX] Unix expert help needed

M A markoilcan at gmail.com
Thu May 24 12:33:23 EDT 2007

On 5/24/07, M A <markoilcan at gmail.com> wrote:
> If you are in a directory that has a subdirectory "stuff" that you
> want to archive without resource forks, do the following:
> ditto -ck --norsrc --keepParent stuff stuff.zip
> The archive stuff.zip will now unzip into a directory "stuff" whose
> files have resource forks stripped off. To create a tar archive some
> additional work is needed. This will do the trick:
> ditto -c --norsrc --keepParent stuff /tmp/x.cpio; cd /tmp; cpio -i -I
> x.cpio; tar cvf stuff.tar stuff
> This will leave you with stuff.tar in /tmp along with the directory
> stuff and the cpio file x.cpio.

I guess I should point out that if you don't mind having a new directory name in
your tar archive, the following is easier:

ditto --norsrc stuff stuff2; tar cvf stuff2.tar stuff

Mark A

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